Showing posts with the label Our Body

Mechanisms that cool and rise the body temperature - Thermoregulation

Humans are warm blooded animals, and this feature enables us to survive in any region of the world.  Thermoregulation helps us in maintaining our bo…

Why do we have fingerprints ? A Mystery !

You must have seen a lot of movies where a criminal is caught due to his fingerprint on a murder weapon. But have you ever thought that why do we hav…

Why do we grow two sets of teeth ?

Have you ever wondered why we get two sets of teeth ? Do other animals, especially mammals, also have two sets of teeth ? As i was searching for answers to these questions, i came to know some intere…

Blood Vessels and Marrow inside Bones

Most of us know that new blood cells are generated in bone marrow, the innermost part of bones, but still most of us don't know that bones have a…

Why do we Sleep ? Mystery Explained !

If you are one of those who think that sleep is meant to give rest to our brain, then you must rethink as our brain works more while we sleep. This f…

Arteries and Veins are very different !

Usually we think that arteries and veins are just two types of blood vessels which carry deoxygenated and oxygenated blood. If you also think same th…

Do mosquitoes bite you more than others ? Tasty Blood !

Are you one of those who think that mosquitoes bite them more than others. If it is so then this article is meant for you. Just as we humans prefer s…

DNA Mystery : 99.9% Same DNA in all human beings

We, the human beings, have divided ourselves among different races but biologically we all identical twins. As the title of this article says "A…

Adrenaline hormone effect on Body and Side Effects of Overdose

Adrenaline is a hormone and neurotransmitter which is produced in adrenal glands and some neurons of the central nervous system. Effect of adrena…

Drinking water while standing is Harmful ! Explained

It is a common argument that kids often face when their parents ask them to drink water only while sitting. Even some grown ups don't leave th…

Why do we get Goosebumps ?

Goosebumps are often seen in cold weather, but some other events like excitement or being scared can also cause it. Is there any reason behind it or it just happens. Everything in human body is f…

Why do we feel hot even when temperature is below our body temperature

Some of you must have noticed that we start feeling heat even when temperature is much below our body temperature. Scientifically thinking, we shoul…

Does eating Fat make you Fat !

Are you fed up of sacrificing your favorite dishes, just because they contain fat. Now the time has come to debunk the low-fat diet myth and let you eat your favorite butter and cheese. Harvard Sc…

Humans are Evolved to Eat Cooked Food - Fire is the Key

"Controlling the Fire" is one of the most important discoveries that evolved us to be Homo sapiens, the latest and best species on earth. …

Humans are Eight percent Virus : Viral Genes in Human DNA

Yes, you heard it right. Human DNA has traces of genetic material of some ancient Viruses. They are part of human genome and it become evident on co…

Facts about DNA Chromosomes and Genes

DNA, Chromosomes and Genes are some fascinating words of biology. Talking about these words gives most of us a feeling of being a scientific person.…

The Truth behind Body Odors and your Sweat

Body Odor is the signature of a person and sniff dogs use these odors to find someone. Humans have also devoted a lot of money and time to get rid o…

Is Human Body made of / for Bacteria !

We usually think that bacteria is harmful but this notion will change after reading this article. If you are reading such information for the very…

Strongest Muscles in Human Body

Muscles are something that makes us feel stronger. But which muscle in human body is strongest ? But reality is that definition of strength is different for different conditions. Some muscles are st…

Tears - A Unique Mystery about Humans

Humans are the only species who shed tears as a result of emotions. Other species also shed tears, but only due to pain or irritation. Women are gen…